Further Away from the Fourteenth Century

“One of the nice things about Time, Crowley always said, was that it was steadily taking him further away from the Fourteenth Century.” – Good Omens by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett Perspective: it is the thing we need, and the thing most commonly offered by arbitrary markers like the end of a calendar year. […]

The Delicate Balance of Christmas

Every Christmas is a snow fairy ballerina poised on one pointed toe atop a weather vane. The form it takes is conventional, and yet precarious. We share a palette of images scavenged from art and ritual, but as far as direction goes, we may as well just throw them all up into the wind and […]